Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Square Peg Associates
Location
Accrington
Posted
14 Dec 2018
Closes
27 Jan 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Secretary - Accrington

Salary - negotiable dependent upon experience

We are currently looking for an ambitious, highly experienced Legal Secretary, who is able to work within a fast paced demanding and changeable environment. Working for a really busy Partner, working for a really genuine and forward thinking business.

Knowledge of court proceedings is essential.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Prepare and manage correspondence, legal documents, reports and court papers

* Audio typing skills essential

* Answering telephone calls and dealing with enquiries

* Taking accurate and detailed telephone messages

* Organise and coordinate meetings, conferences and travel arrangements

* Take, type and distribute minutes of meetings

* Implement and maintain office systems

* Organise diaries and make appointments

* Handle incoming mail and other material as directed

* Maintain filing systems

* Collate information

* Maintain databases

* Communicate verbally and in writing responding to enquiries

* Using office equipment such as faxes, photocopiers, binders etc

Education & Experience:

* Experience working as a legal secretary

* Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications - spreadsheets, word processing and database management

* Knowledge of administrative and court proceedings

* Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills

Key Competences:

* Verbal and written communication skills

* Computer literacy

* High level of attention to detail

* Confidentiality

* Planning and organisational skills

* Time management and ability to work to deadlines

* Interpersonal skills and customer service orientation

* Reliability

* Ability to work as part of a team

* Ability to work on own and use initiative

* Polite helpful manner

This is a great opportunity to work for a business who recognise and reward their staff well. Please apply to the team at Square Peg Associates for immediate consideration

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